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ALS Manager

£47000 - £49000 per annum

Job description

Morgan Hunt are pleased to be working in association with an FE College in Surrey to recruit a new ALS Manager.

Working closely with the Assistant Principal, you will be managing the additional learning support offer and deployment of ALS resources for learners with ALS needs

The post holder must have full understanding of ESFA funding methodology in relation to Inclusive Learning including High Needs Funded Students and understanding of how to provide and plan of support for learners with Learning Difficulty or Educational Health and Care Plan (EHCP)

Main responsibilities of the ALS Manager:

  • Assist the Assistant Principal with in the development of strategic curriculum planning for the area including the setting and achievement of curriculum area targets and key objectives.
  • To lead on the development and delivery of new activity in line with strategic priorities, for example the change of new programmes, products and services, to increase revenue of the College within a curriculum area.
  • To ensure that Quality Assurance procedures and systems including course reviews, EHCP reviews, action plans, internal and external verification procedures and validation procedures are effectively implemented within the area of responsibility.
  • To line manage the ALS Coordinators, Transition Coordinator, Specialist Assessors, Specialist Teachers, and department Administrators.
  • Monitor the ALS budget (including high needs funding) with Assistant Principal Student Support and deploy learning support resources accordingly.
  • Develop effective communication channels for all relevant stakeholders, including local authorities, exam bodies, parents/carers, employers, and curriculum departments, both within and outside the College.
  • Prepare reports and attend meetings as appropriate for College committees and other internal and external meetings.
  • Review and enhance systems for ALS referral and assessment to ensure early identification of students' learning needs and the implementation of appropriate interventions.
  • Monitor the allocation of support services to ensure effectiveness.

Qualifications and Experience required for the ALS Manager:

  • A Teaching qualification is such as B Ed, PGCE, Cert. Ed.
  • Experience and proven success in providing learning support to students with learning difficulties.
  • Experience and flexibility in providing a range of support needs, including 1:1, in class and group support, and ability to differentiate to these different support modes.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the SEND Code of Practice
  • Level 2 English & Mathematics qualification.
  • Experience of delivering and assessing Foundation Learning programmes at levels from Entry - Level 2 or Supported Internships
  • Evidence of successful curriculum development and implementation, with an emphasis upon an inclusive curriculum with active participation in the college community.

If you are passionate and excited to make an impact on the quality of Further Education, please contact the Morgan Hunt Leadership team

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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